23 Sep 2020: Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 56.4 lakh; death toll crosses 90,000
India on Tuesday reported over 83,000 new coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 56.43 lakh. The death toll surged past 90,000 with over 1,100 fresh fatalities in the past 24 hours.
Here are more updates.
Statistics: Health Ministry confirms 55,62,664 COVID-19 cases, 88,935 deaths
According to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics, India has reported 56,43,468 cases and 90,072 deaths (including co-morbid fatalities).
Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries has reached 45.8 lakh.
Worst-hit: How India's worst-hit states fared on Tuesday
Maharashtra: 12,42,770 total cases, 33,407 deaths, 9,36,554 recoveries.
Andhra Pradesh: 6,39,302 total cases, 5,461 deaths, 5,62,376 recoveries.
Tamil Nadu: 5,52,674 total cases, 8,947 deaths, 4,97,377 recoveries.
Karnataka: 5,33,850 total cases, 8,228 deaths, 4,32,450 recoveries.
Uttar Pradesh: 3,64,543 total cases, 5,212 deaths, 2,96,183 recoveries.
Delhi: 2,53,075 total cases, 5,051 deaths, 2,16,401 recoveries.
West Bengal: 2,31,484 total cases, 4,483 deaths, 2,02,030 recoveries.
Biggest spikes: These states recorded their biggest spikes
Rajasthan reported 1,912 new cases, the biggest single-day spike, pushing the total to 1,18,793. 1,367 patients have died in the state, while 98,812 have recovered.
Record 270 new cases brought Manipur's total to 9,280, which includes 60 deaths and 6,887 recoveries.
Arunachal Pradesh witnessed a record spike of 249 new cases. The state's tally has reached 7,844 cases with 14 deaths and 5,778 recoveries.
Key updates: 18k+ new cases in Maharashtra; Punjab's tally crosses 1 lakh
Maharashtra registered 18,390 new cases, while 3,816 more people tested positive in Delhi.
Madhya Pradesh reported 2,544 new cases, including two state ministers. The state's tally has climbed to 1,10,711, which includes 2,035 deaths and 86,030 recoveries.
1,498 fresh infections pushed Punjab's tally past 1 lakh. The state's total has reached 1,01,341 with 2,926 deaths and 77,127 recoveries.